court of record

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court of record

n. pl. courts of record
A court that records its proceedings, which cannot be impeached with collateral evidence.
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court′ of rec′ord


n.
a court whose proceedings and judgments are kept on permanent record.
[1755–65]
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95 (1936), a party who appeals from a court not of record (i.e., general district court) to a court of record (i.e., circuit court) may nonsuit in the circuit court.